Emil Karanikolov

Emil Lyubenov Karanikolov was born on 03 June 1980 in Sofia.


Master of Law from the University of National and World Economy with additional qualification in the field of Financial Management from UNWE. He has a good command of English in writing and speaking.


From 2004 to 2010 he occupied the position of jurist in the direction "Legal and regulatory services" in Sofia Municipality.

For the period from 12.01.2010 to 27.05.2010 he is the director of the direction "Administrative Control, Regional Development and State Property" in the Regional Administration of Sofia.

From 2010 to  2017 he is the Executive director of the Agency for Privatization and Post-Privatization Control.

He was elected for the Minister of Economy on 4 May 2017 by the 44th National Assembly.


Married, with two children.


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